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Aim & Scope
Archives of Suicide Research , the official journal of the International Academy of Suicide Research(IASR), is an international journal in the field of suicidology. The journal features original, refereed contributions on the study of suicide, suicidal behavior, its causes and effects, its prevention and intervention. The journal publishes articles investigating the biological, pharmacological, genetic, psychological, epidemiological and sociological aspects of suicide. In addition to original research articles, the journal publishes high quality literature reviews relevant to suicidal behavior.
The editors of ASR are mindful of the dichotomy between general (quantitative/nomothetic) methods of research and practice and approaches that utilize specific case studies (qualitative/idiographic). While eagerly accepting work from suicidologists situated on both sides of this division, the editors ultimately wish to cultivate a forum that attempts to reconcile and merge these oppositional modes. It is their belief that, by amalgamating the general and the specific, the field of suicidology will become a more scientific discipline - a discipline that encourages the open exchange of knowledge and techniques. And it is the mission of ASR to be the primary conduit through which the results of such exchanges will be enthusiastically disseminated.
Features of the journal include:
- Book Reviews
- Research Reviews
- News and notes in the field of Suicidology
- Case Studies
Peer Review Policy:
All review papers in this journal have undergone editorial screening and rigourous peer review.
2012 Journal Citations Report® ranks Archives of Suicide Research 23rd out of 126 journals in Multidisciplinary Psychology and 44th out of 120 journals in Psychiatry with a 2012 Impact Factor of 2.219
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